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  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Friday 4/24/2020 Newsdump Friday

    04/24/2020 9:11:12 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 2 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 4/24/2020 | Nextrush/Self
    A team of Chinese doctors sent to North Korea to help determine the status of ruler Kim Jong-un's health according to the Reuters News Agency. Also a report by Hong Kong Satellite Television stating that Kim was dead..... A police crackdown in Vienna, Austria today as hundreds protested against coronavirus house arrest restrictions.... You Tube censorship with word that "medically unsubstantiated" content will be banned..... President Trump signing the latest big spending bill..... Its beyond the statute of limitations, but the Metropolitan Police in Washington DC are investigating the sexual assault allegation of Tara Reade agains former Vice-President and presumptive...
  • News Summary Intelligence Report Tuesday 1/21/2020 Newsdump Alert More US Military Injuries In Iraq

    01/21/2020 9:27:51 PM PST · by Nextrush · 4 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 1/21/2020 | Nextrush/Self
    The US Central Command announcing on the first day of the impeachment trial opened in Washington that more US troops serving at the Al-Asad Air Base in Iraq when Iranian missile struck the base earlier this month have been taken to Germany for treatment of concussion related injuries.... A former inspector with the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) told the UN Security Council that the group's report about an alleged chemical weapons attack in Douma, Syria in April 2018 ran contrary to the findings of its own fact finding mission....... Speaking to the UN Conference on Disarmament...

    07/06/2018 12:19:15 PM PDT · by mac_truck · 5 replies ^ | July 6th 2018 | OPCW Technical Secretariat
    This document contains an update on the work of the OPCW Fact-Finding Mission in Syria (FFM) regarding the alleged use of toxic chemicals as a weapon in Douma, the Syrian Arab Republic, on 7 April 2018. The work of the FFM was conducted in accordance with preambular paragraph 8 and operative paragraphs 5 and 6 of decision EC-M-48/DEC.1 (dated 4 February 2015) and other relevant decisions of the OPCW Executive Council (hereinafter “the Council”), as well as under the Director-General’s authority to seek to uphold at all times the object and purpose of the Chemical Weapons Convention, as reinforced by...
  • The Latest: Syrians who 'staged' attack to visit OPCW

    04/25/2018 9:01:45 PM PDT · by WisconsinRep · 18 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 25, 2018 | AP
    Russian diplomats are planning to bring a group of Syrians to the international chemical weapons watchdog who the Russians claim were filmed in "staged videos" of an alleged chemical attack on the town of Douma earlier this month. Russian Embassy spokesman Mikhail Sobolev said Wednesday that about 15 Syrians will attend a meeting at the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons on Thursday to brief member states. The OPCW, which has sent a team of inspectors to Syria to investigate the alleged attack, had no immediate comment. The event is part of an ongoing clash of narratives between the...
  • OPCW Finds No Chemical Weapons at Syrian Facilities Bombed by US - Russian MoD

    04/25/2018 10:26:20 AM PDT · by WisconsinRep · 25 replies
    Sputnik News ^ | 04/25/2018 | Sputnik News
    Last week, the fact-finding mission of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) visited a site in the Damascus suburb of Douma to collect samples in connection with the alleged April 7 chemical attack. Chief of the Main Operational Directorate of the Russian General Staff Col. Gen. Sergey Rudskoy has announced that the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) had confirmed that there were no chemical weapons found at the Barzeh research center in Damascus despite the US officials' claims. The official further noted that thousands of people could have died if there was any chemical...
  • Syrian Regime Accused of Carrying Out Deadly Car Bombings to Deter OPCW Probe

    04/18/2018 6:38:30 AM PDT · by BeadCounter · 24 replies
    al bawaba - ^ | April 17th, 2018 | None listed
    At least three civilians were killed and several others wounded on Monday night when two cars expoloded in the Syrian town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, the site of a suspected chemical attack last Saturday. "Two cars exploded in Douma, which have killed three civilians and injured a number of others," local sources told al-Araby al-Jadeed The sources accused Syrian regime forces, who have now taken full control of the town, of carrying out the attack in order to delay the international investigation into the suspected use of chemical weapons by the Russian-backed Syrian regime which killed at least 49 civilians...
  • Novichok used in spy poisoning, chemical weapons watchdog confirms

    04/12/2018 4:45:19 AM PDT · by Winniesboy · 14 replies
    The Guardian ^ | April 12th 2018 | Patrick Greenfield
    The international chemical weapons watchdog has backed Britain’s findings on the identity of the chemical used in the Salisbury nerve agent attack. The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons said an analysis of samples taken from the Russian former spy Sergei Skripal, his daughter Yulia, and Det Sgt Nick Bailey confirmed the assessment of the UK, which has said that the three were affected by novichok, a military grade nerve agent developed by Russia. The executive summary released by the OPCW does not mention novichok by name, but states: “The results of the analysis by the OPCW designated laboratories...
  • AP: Bolton Said to Orchestrate Unlawful Firing

    06/04/2005 11:06:48 AM PDT · by ambrose · 49 replies · 1,508+ views
    AP ^ | 6/4/05
    Bolton Said to Orchestrate Unlawful Firing By CHARLES J. HANLEY, AP Special Correspondent 1 hour, 1 minute ago John R. Bolton flew to Europe in 2002 to confront the head of a global arms-control agency and demand he resign, then orchestrated the firing of the unwilling diplomat in a move a U.N. tribunal has since judged unlawful, according to officials involved. A former Bolton deputy says the U.S. undersecretary of state felt Jose Bustani "had to go," particularly because the Brazilian was trying to send chemical weapons inspectors to Baghdad. That might have helped defuse the crisis over alleged Iraqi...
  • Inspectors: Libya Had Tons of Chemical Weapons

    03/22/2004 11:52:35 AM PST · by knighthawk · 12 replies · 131+ views
    AP wire ^ | March 22 2004 | Associated Press
    <p>THE HAGUE, Netherlands — International inspectors have completed their inventory of Libya's chemical weapons stockpiles, reporting more than 20 tons of mustard gas and the materials to make thousands of tons of sarin nerve gas, the world's watchdog organization said Monday.</p>
  • Libya admits to stockpiling

    03/05/2004 8:22:49 AM PST · by Ironfocus · 68+ views
    05/03/2004 The Hague, Netherlands - Libya acknowledged stockpiling 20 000kg of mustard gas and disclosed the location of a chemical weapons production plant in a declaration submitted on Friday to a chemical weapons watchdog organisation. Libyan colonel Mohamed Abu Al Huda handed over 14 file cartons disclosing Libya's chemical weapons programme to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, said Rogelio Pfirter, the director general of the organisation. The Hague-based OPCW oversees compliance with the international treaty banning chemical weapons, which Libya joined last month. Libya also declared thousands of tons of precursors that could be used to make...
  • Libya declares mustard gas stockpiles

    03/05/2004 10:51:49 AM PST · by Pikamax · 27 replies · 155+ views
    AP ^ | 03/05/04 | AP
    <p>THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- Libya acknowledged stockpiling 44,000 pounds of mustard gas and disclosed the location of a production plant in a declaration submitted Friday to the world's chemical weapons watchdog.</p> <p>Libyan Col. Mohamed Abu Al Huda handed over 14 file cartons disclosing Libya's chemical weapons programs to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, said general director Rogelio Pfirter.</p>